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Easy Stock Basics to Master Before You Invest

These stock basics will get you started investing and keep you from the worst investing mistakes With more than a decade in investment analysis, it can be easy to lose sight of investing basics. Even newer investors can quickly lose focus on the real purpose of stock investing against the constant flow of tips and […]

How to Invest $1000 right NOW: My 3 Favorite Investments

Lower your risk of a stock crash with these three favorite ways to invest $1000 right now That last thing you want to do after saving up that first $1000 to invest is to lose it! Whether its $100, a $1000 or a million, you worked for it and now you want to see it […]

4 Reasons to Get Your Kids Started in the Stock Market

As your kids start to learn about money, one of the best things you can do for them is teach them how to invest in the stock market. Here are four reasons why you should get your kids started with stocks right away: The Power of Compounding When you invest in stocks that are likely […]

Four of these Sample Investment Portfolios Beat the Stock Market

Four of my five sample investment portfolios beat the stock market and that’s just the beginning I have been investing on Motif Investing for just over a year and am a big fan of the new investing options on the website. Not only has Motif allowed me to create sample investment portfolios that are completely […]

Main Street Investor’s Guide to the Best Investments for 2017

Follow this market forecast and the best investments for 2017 to protect your hard-earned money Market forecasts for 2017 are out and the pundits are their usual overly-optimistic selves. The 16 Wall Street analysts surveyed by Bloomberg all put stocks in the S&P 500 higher by the end of the year. Of course, nobody every […]

Everything You Need to Know to Start Trading in 2017

So you’ve decided you’re going to put money into the stock markets in 2017. That’s a good decision; investing is one of the most important ways you can guarantee your future. But there are a few things you need to know first. Before you do anything else, you need to think about your financial goals, […]